11. 1 How to fill transport documents

The transport document is prepared by the shipper and contains the information necessary to identify the dangerousgoods and the transport details.
There are different models for the different transport modes ADR-IMDG-IATA, the following data are common to all ofthem when batteries are transported:

  • he UN number preceded by the letters "UN"
  • the proper shipping name
  • the label model number or class
  • the number and a description of the packages
  • the total quantity of each item of dangerous goods
  • the name and address of the consignor;
  • the name and address of the consignee(s).

Note: batteries are articles, so they have no packing group assigned.
The complete description of the information required by the different transport modes are available in the e-books

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